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Academics

 A rigorous program is the standard for our middle school curriculum. The four core classes in math, English, social studies, and science are taken every day all year for all students in grades six through eight. In addition, we offer many elective options for students to take and explore, which include choir, band, art, theater, technology and robotics, family and consumer science (FACS), physical education, health, and Spanish.  We encourage students to take a variety of courses in a variety of areas to discover areas of interests and talents.

Philosophy

The faculty, staff, and administration at ROCORI Middle School are dedicated to creating an environment that enables students to experience a structured, caring, and positive learning atmosphere.  It is our belief that such an environment promotes self-respect and an equal respect for others.  Since our fundamental purpose is to provide for the education and development of all our students, it is our commitment to develop skills in our students that will enable them to reach their highest levels of achievement.

Extra-Curricular

A variety of programming options are offered in athletics, activities, fine arts, academic competitions and clubs at ROCORI Middle School.  These provide students an opportunity to further explore and develop the gifts and talents they have been given.  All extra-curricular programs are designed to balance each Middle School student’s overall educational experience and provide a way for them to have greater involvement and connection with the school and community

News and Announcements

During this week, we honor a particular group of support staff each day that help make our buildings a great place for students and select an honoree from this group.

 

Thursday: Paraprofessionals/Health Service/Multicultural Liaison

Julie Sabo receiving her support staff award.

 

Congratulations to Julie Sabo! RHS/RMS Health Technician!! Julie serves a very large student population every day. Seizures, asthma attacks, medication administration and emergency situations make her office always busy and the beds full!! This is her 6th year in the health office, she worked in ROCORI food service before that.

 

Wednesday: Secretaries & Clerical/Program Managers/Tech Support

Jane Wahlin receiving her support staff award.

Congrats to Jane Wahlin for being recognized for the ROCORI Support Staff Award of Excellence for Administrative Assistants!  She does an amazing job everyday for ROCORI Activities.  Thanks for all that you do Jane! 

 

Tuesday: Buildings and Grounds Staff

Peter Nierengarten receiving his support staff award.

The district honoree in buildings and grounds for this year’s Support Staff Award is Peter Nierengarten. Peter comes to work every day with a fresh pail of good ol’ fashioned ‘can do attitude’ in tow while he’s humming to the oldies on the radio Congrats Peter!

 

Monday: Food Service Staff

Jonelle Phillippit receiving her support staff award.

The district honoree in food service for this year’s Support Staff Award is Jonelle Philippi. Jonelle has been with the district for seventeen years. She comes to work each day with a warm friendly smile and positive attitude. Jonelle’s number one ingredient in all her recipes is love!  Congratulations Jonelle!

ROCORI Farm to School Logo

ROCORI Public School District will begin implementing the Farm2School Lunch Program in September 2019. The program provides lunch once a month which introduces farm fresh grown food to students. The Farm2School Lunch Program promotes healthy eating habits, supports neighboring small and mid-sized farmers and help builds the local economy. The program offers important learning opportunities for students, staff and guests. The school cafeteria is a model for health, wellness and food system sustainability. At ISD #750, the cafeteria is viewed as a learning laboratory to introduce students to locally sourced food. ISD #750 is interested in purchasing products from farmers whose production practices support environmental sustainability goals, such as, but not restricted to, reduced use or elimination of chemical pesticides and fertilizers, use of organic fertilizers, fewer transport miles between farm and ISD #750, and environmentally friendly packaging.

 

Request For Proposals Information

Open Position

ROCORI SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL RECEIVE WRITTEN APPLICATIONS UNTIL FILLED  FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON:

HEAD BOYS & HEAD GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

  • HEAD GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVING
  • ASSISTANT GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVING
  • 9TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL
  • HEAD BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING
  • ASSISTANT BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL WRESTLING
  • ASSISTANT GIRLS HOCKEY
  • ASSISTANT GIRLS BASKETBALL
  • ASSISTANT SPEECH

IF INTERESTED, SEND LETTER OF APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:

Joel Baumgarten, Activities Director
534 N 5th Avenue
Cold Spring, MN 56320
(320)685-4917